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Set Windows Error Reporting (WER) service to “disabled”?

For non-ESU Windows 7 devices, is there any reason to have Windows Error Reporting (WER) service set to anything except "disabled"? After all, those systems will not be receiving any more updates ...
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Is there an official index of IE 11 patches and corresponding builds?

Our software lists IE 11 as supported software, but with the expectation that we only test against the latest available build of the product. I cannot find anything from Microsoft that indexes the ...
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Why on Earth did something try to fetch an EXE from localhost today when I started my Windows 10 PC?

[Tue Feb 11 10:37:00 2020] 127.0.0.1:49951 [404]: (null) /c/msdownload/update/software/defu/2020/02/am_delta_patch_1.309.678.0_2ed0992bc429bfc321a0209f24dcd8912733a2a5.exe - No such file or directory ...
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How to include added and removed files to a unified diff of a CL in perforce

I want to create a unified diff or patch using p4 describe -du or p4 diff2 -u, to apply later with patch utility. But the problem I encounter that these commands skip the content of added/removed ...
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Which is correct for displaying installed updates: WMIC or Systeminfo?

Am applying a "critical" Microsoft patch (KB4499164) to a number of remote Windows 7 (32-bit) PCs. My ONLY option to access these PCs is via SSH and SFTP. I used a batch script to apply this patch ...
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patching - how to download all the need updates and apply them later on?

When doing patching on windows servr 2012 you can choose which updates to download\install. that is different for Windows Server 2016. anyway, as you can see on the picture below, sometimes there ...
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Vmware Esxi 6.5 patching (upgrading specific VIBs from a patch bundle)

I have a couple of Esxi 6.5 hosts running a HPE custom image (build 6765664 May 2017). I need to patch a vulnerability listed in VMSA-2015-0007.7.This requires that Esxi be patched with ESXi650-...
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windows server 2016 patching - how to show options?

when checking for patching updates on windows server 2012 it allows you to select what updates you want to install: for example: However, on windows server 2016 it does not allow you to select what ...
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Can I delete the folders that Windows updates created in my root folder?

I notice a few folders like so in the root of my Windows 7 computer: C:\>dir /b 1258193cc8f2dcf7dadb1e fb586dbf00697c58228fdbfc ... Upon opening them, I notice they are hotfixes and patches ...
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Getting error c000021a: The session manager failed to create protected prefixes

When I try to boot Windows I get a blue screen: STOP: c000021a Fatal System Error . The session manager failed to create protected prefixes system process terminated unexpectedly with a status ...
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My Software dll patches are not updated on windows 10

I have an existing files on windows 10 (dll,.exe,.msi) which I am trying to update by sending some patches. But the issue is during update if any of the file is being used, and I am trying to update ...
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How to save diff output between two directories?

I'm running diff -rq linux-4.15-rc9/ ubuntu-bionic/ > ubuntu.diff but the output is just a bunch of lines with: Files linux-4.15-rc9/tools/perf/util/metricgroup.c and ubuntu-bionic/tools/perf/...
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Can I use this script to properly patch an executable?

I had some help with a text-replacement script recently and wondered if it could be used for patching purposes. I usually use HxD, and thought that if it's essentially a glorified notepad, what ...
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Internet Explorer Inoperable after Meltdown/Spectre Patches in Windows 10

This started happening shortly after Meltdown/Spectre was in the news. I've tried: Uninstalling and reinstalling IE. Resetting IE settings Uninstalling KB4056892. Searching yields results for AMD ...
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Need to build older linux kernel (2.4) from source and reflect the same in existing grub config

I need help in setting up my machine as below in various partitions: (Dell precision, 64 bit laptop) 1)Centos 64 bit latest, this would be my main working partition and OS 2)Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 32 ...
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Effective way to test for performance impacts of Spectre and Meltdown patches on Windows?

Much has been discussed about the potential performance impacts of patching systems for Spectre and Meltdown. What is an effective way to test for performance impacts of Spectre and Meltdown patches ...
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What causes patch: **** malformed patch at line

I have a diff file I created. I try to apply it on another branch with patch -p1 --dry-run < ~/patch_name (I'm in the 1st directory - hence -p1), but I get patch: **** malformed patch at line ...
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How to apply patch on Eclipse?

There is a bug in Eclipse which is already solved on on it's bug tracking web site. Here is the link How to apply this patch?
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Does it work to install .NET rollup patches before .NET 4.7?

Recently, Microsoft issued multiple patches to .NET. The patches are in roll-ups and are applied to various popular versions of .NET as well as the new .NET 4.7. But what if: a system does not have ...
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How do security patches work with updated software packages?

It seems like since I started updating packages on my system that there are fewer security patches to install. So I'm wondering if these incremental releases generally contain the security patches ...
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Both updates (Windows and Office) are required?

Let's say I have a Windows 7 with Microsoft Office 2010. And I want to patch the vulnerability CVE-2017-0199. The following article from Microsoft says that you need to install these 2 KB in my case (...
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What is the implication of MS17-010 patch and SMBv1 deactivation related to WannaCry? Does it remove the malware or just stop it from propagating?

I googled a lot about this but could not find the answer. I would like to understand if patching Windows with the MS17-010 update will prevent WannaCry malware from installing/executing or just ...
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Which particular updates fix the WannaCry enabling SMB “flaw”?

When WannaCry struck a couple of days back, it was understandable that many computers did not have the SMB "flaw" patched, due to many people being discouraged due to MS's practices of pushing ...
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Windows 7 May 2017 Updates specific differences?

For Windows 7, what, specifically, is included in the May 2017 Security Monthly Quality Rollup that is not included in the May 2017 Security Only Quality Update?
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Windows 7 Windows Update stuck on 0%, deleted DataStore file now stuck on checking for update [duplicate]

I realize there are already some question feeds related to my current question (see Windows 7 SP1 Windows Update stuck checking for updates). I am still confused as to why there is this disconnect ...
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patch file based off single line

i have a file: unreliable, random content, multiple lines this_line_is_always_the_same_and_never_repeated_in_file unreliable, random content, SINGLE line unreliable, random content, multiple lines ...
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WIn10 udate KB3197954 frozen at 45 percent since 15 hours

I am currently updating my Windows 10 x64 system, and noticed that the update for KB3197954 is frozen in the Windows update dialog at 45% for several hours now (at least 15 hours). When I look at task ...
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RPM spec patch application fails

I have a spec file, which compiles fine without the patch: build@SLES11SP4-185:~/rpmbuild/SPECS> cat testSoftware.spec # # This file and all modifications and additions to the pristine # package ...
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Patch a very big binary file over a slow connection

for backup purposes, I have transfered a very big binary file over a comparably upstream-wise slow connection (transfer took 2 weeks), by rsyncing it on a mounted cifs-share (so I could and can access ...
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debsecan Fix CVE on debian

I just installed debsecan on Debian 8.1 to view the vulnerabilities that I have, and there were quite a few. Searching the web I see that most of them have a fix but I don't manage to figure out how ...
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Can't apply the patch

I have unpacked the source code of efivar-0.23.tar.gz and trying to apply the following patch: http://patchwork.openembedded.org/patch/117073/ to be able to compile it. I have entered the unpacked ...
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will a WAP work through a passive switch

I have a Comcast modem/router that currently provides internet to my house, but I want to upgrade and add a WAP and some ethernet drops around. I have set up networks before, but I have never done ...
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How to do offline update of Windows Embedded Standard 7 to Service Pack 1

I'm having a hard time figuring out the best way to install Service Pack 1 and update a Windows Embedded Standard 7 (WES7) machine that are not connected to any network. I haven't found much ...
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Difference between Lync Basic and Lync Regular when upgraded to Skype for business

I have 10 workstations that had Lync Basic, and 10 workstations that had the full Lync client. Now that I deployed patches, they are both Skype For Business. Is there any difference between the ...
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How to check OS X installed security updates

Triggered by the apple security update notification on Security update 2015-006 I updated all of the updates in the App Store (no new updates left). I was actual wondering how to check if the latest ...
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Why is my patch coming out in binary format?

I'm diffing two directories, 220 and sue, as follows: diff -r 220 sue > diff.txt The directory looks as follows afterwards: $ ls -al total 20 drwxrwx---+ 1 Administrators Domain Users 0 Jun ...
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How to check if Flash Player version is still supported and has recent updates?

We have to check the flash versions on some pcs. What we have are the version numbers of the installed software. Is there any way to check if the versions are patched and currently supported? What ...
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Patch tool without admin privileges on Windows 7

Is there any cli based patch tool that can run in Windows 7 without administrator privileges? I have tried the following tools but they both need admin privileges. http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/...
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I am trying to embed a patch in a bash script - can't get patch to read the patch from a variable

read -d '' PATCH_OS <<EOF //PATCH//TEXT// EOF patch -b < ${PATCH_OS} This fails: ./script.sh: line 39: --- //PATCH//TEXT// (line 39 is "patch -b < ${PATCH_OS}"")
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RDP Wrapper Library by Stas'M and multisession [closed]

http://stascorp.com/load/1-1-0-63 I'm using this patch to enable RDP on Win7 and enable multi-loggon to the 1 account for 2 users. But there is some problem. When i connect to the 1 account when other ...
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How to compile an ISO with a kernel patch for another computer?

I recently bought an HP Stream, which is a neat, cheap laptop that I intended to install Xubuntu on. Unfortunately, I have been running into problems due to its eMMC drive. I found it seems to be ...
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How to proceed on hung Windows update patch installation?

My ASUS laptop running Windows 8.1 (x64) is hung on installing a Microsoft patch. I ran Windows Update yesterday, and Windows Update spent about 20 hours attempting to install patch 12 of 29. In my ...
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Patch files for Linux Kernel 2.6

I am doing some data analysis on the code base of Linux kernel version 2.6. However I noticed that in the kernel website (https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/) patch files are missing after 2....
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VMware Workstation 10.0.3 on Debian Wheezy compile error

I am trying to run VMware Workstation 10.0.3 on Debian Wheezy with RHEL custom kernel 3.10.0-4. Installation went fine but when I try to: vmware-modconfig --console --install-all I get the following ...
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How do I patch the shellshock vulnerability on an obsolete Ubuntu system that I can't upgrade?

I have a system that I administer remotely (2 timezones away) that runs Ubuntu 9.04, Jaunty. For various reasons, mainly that I'm really leery about trying to do a distribution upgrade from so far ...
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Thunder Bird attachments not in unicode

I am trying to solve tasks provided by eudyptula-challenge for which I have to send attachments in Unicode format. I am using THunderbird 31.0 version. I have tried everything but still i get a reply ...
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How to connect switch to a patch panel

I have a 24-port patch panel that connects Cat6 cables throughout my house. Out of these, only 12 ports are connected at the moment. I am in the process of setting up my home network and looking at ...
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How to apply binary diff produced by fc to a file?

How can one apply diff file produced by fc /b command on Windows to update some file in a simplest way possible; i.e. without buying anything or downloading some large/questionable software? The diff ...
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How to apply a kernel patch from lkml?

How do I patch the kernel from a patch from lkml? Specifically this link : https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/5/9/517 I am running Debian. I know how to roll a deb package, but I can't figure out how to do ...
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Patching .iso files

sometimes I have only little bandwidth. Also I have access to a machine with high bandwidth via ssh over the low bandwidth line. So let's say, there's a new version of my favorite live system. The ...